Surabhi Madwhal Atreja, M.D., F.A.C.C., R.P.V.I. for UC Davis Health

Surabhi Madwhal Atreja, M.D., F.A.C.C., R.P.V.I.

Health Sciences Clinical Professor

To see if Surabhi Madwhal Atreja is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).




Cardiovascular Medicine

Interventional Cardiology

Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Cardiology Clinic
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Atreja's philosophy of care is to treat each and every patient with respect, compassion and empathy in order to provide her patients with the best possible medical care in a holistic manner. She is dedicated to fighting heart disease through prevention and treatment with state of art interventions in a culturally-sensitive manner in close partnership with her patients, and their families.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Atreja's specializes in heart and vascular procedures (coronary angioplasty/stenting, atherectomy, peripheral angioplasty/stenting,endovascular venous ablation, aortic valvuloplasty and percutaneous  aortic valve replacement).

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Atreja's research and academic focus is teaching the next generation of clinicians and conducting outcomes research on novel methods of delivery of care including  telemedicine, and remote monitoring.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Medical School

M.D., B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, India 1998


Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 2006-2007


Internal Medicine, LLR Medical College, Meerut, India 1999-2002


Interventional Cardiology, Mount Sinai Heart, New York NY 2012-2014


Cardiology, University Hospitals, Cleveland OH 2009-2012

Winner of poster competition at Ohio ACC, 2009

Nominated for Graduate level 1 award for best intern at Cleveland clinic residency program, 2007

Honorable mention in the 2007 Grand Rounds research competition at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, 2007

Awarded gold medal in Internal Medicine Residency, India, 2002

Stood first among in Medical School and bagged gold medal for the best overall academic grade, India, 1997

Madhwal S, Yesenko S, Kim ES, Park M, Begelman SM, Gornik HL. Manifestations of cardiac disease in carotid duplex ultrasound examination. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Feb;7(2):200-3. doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2013.09.015. PMID:24524745.

Madhwal S, Nagarajan V, Underwood DA. Giant inverted T waves. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Mar;80(3):138-9. doi:10.3949/ccjm.80a.11139. PMID:23456462.

Madhwal S, Atreja A, Albeldawi M, Lopez R, Post A, Costa MA. Is liver transplantation a risk factor for cardiovascular disease? A meta-analysis of observational studies. Liver Transpl. 2012 Oct;18(10):1140-6. doi:10.1002/lt.23508. Erratum in: Liver Transpl. 2013 Jan;19(1):113. Albeldawdi, Mazen [corrected to Albeldawi, Mazen]. PMID:22821899.

Shishehbor MH, Madhwal S, Rajagopal V, Hsu A, Kelly P, Gurm HS, Kapadia SR, Lauer MS, Topol EJ. Impact of blood transfusion on short- and long-term mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2009 Jan;2(1):46-53. doi:10.1016/j.jcin.2008.09.011. PMID:19463397.

Madhwal S, Rajagopal V, Bhatt DL, Bajzer CT, Whitlow P, Kapadia SR. Predictors of difficult carotid stenting as determined by aortic arch angiography. J Invasive Cardiol. 2008 May;20(5):200-4. PMID:18460700.

Madhwal S, Lincoff AM, Rolston DD. Should patients on long-term warfarin take aspirin for heart disease? Cleve Clin J Med. 2008 Mar;75(3):206-8. doi:10.3949/ccjm.75.3.206. PMID:18383929.

Madhwal S, Mood G, Kapadia S, Ellis S, Kalahasti V. How long should the long-term outcomes be for drug-eluting stent recipients? J Invasive Cardiol. 2008 Jan;20(1):44. PMID:18174620.

Albeldawi M, Aggarwal A, Madhwal S, Cywinski J, Lopez R, Eghtesad B and Zein N. Cumulative risk of cardiovascular events following orthotopic liver transplantation. Liver Trans. 2011 Dec 5;18(3):370-375. doi:10.1002/lt.22468.

Madhwal S, Goldberg J, Barcena J, Guha A, Gogate P, Cmolik B, Elgudin Y. Unusual cause of acute mitral regurgitation: idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Mar;93(3):974-7. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.08.062. PMID:22364989.